The Great Fire, Maryland Agriculture College, 1912

Artifact: Cornerstone Box

This cornerstone box was salvaged from the ruins of the Barracks. In 1858, builders of the M.A.C Barracks placed the box into a stone block in one corner of the structure's foundation. Packed inside the box were two papers naming journeymen responsible for constructing the building and their trades.

View of Cornerstone box

Click on the image above to view original contents of the cornerstone.

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